Admission Notice for Foreign Nationals (2018)



Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, an Autonomous Institute under the Ministry of Information
and Broadcasting, Govt. of India, invites applications for admission of self sponsored and ICCR
sponsored foreign nationals to the following courses.


Duration of
No. of

Post Graduate Certificate Course in

Bachelor's Degree One Year 02*
2 Post Graduate Certificate Course in
Electronic Cinematography
Bachelor's Degree One Year 02*
3 Post Graduate Certificate Course in
Video Editing
Bachelor's Degree One Year 02*
4 Post Graduate Certificate Course in
Sound Recording and Television
Engineering .
Bachelor's Degree with
Physics as a subject at Senior
Secondary (10+2) level
One Year 02*


* Out of these 2 (two) seats, 1 (one) seat is reserved for ICCR sponsored candidate. In case the
seat remains vacant , it can be filled up by the Foreign National candidate (self sponsored).
Eligible self sponsored foreign national candidates will be interviewed by way of Video conference /
telephone call at the appointed hour which will be intimated to them by email in advance,whereas,
ICCR sponsored candidates will be selected / admitted as per ICCR rules.
Candidates should get in touch with Academic office FTII on email-
or on telephone no. +91 20 2558 0022 Academic Office, during weekdays (Monday to Friday) between
10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. IST.
For other queries related to education in India if any, the Indian Embassies or High
Commissions of Government of India of the respective country may please be contacted.


Applications can be made online through website of the Institute ( from 15.02.2018
and last date to submit online application is 31.05.2018 (05.30 pm IST).
Candidates are advised to go through all the necessary requirements as published in the FTII
Prospectus - 2018 (Prospectus is available on FTII website. and then fill up the
online application form only after ensuring that, they fulfil all the essential qualifications and other
requirements as published in Prospectus – 2018. Once the online application is submitted, it will be
presumed that the candidates have thoroughly read & understood the contents of the prospectus – 2018
and have accepted the same.

It may please noted that, Courses at FTII are conducted in English.
Candidates applying must submit credentials regarding his/ her knowledge of English Language .
While submitting the online application, candidates need to upload his/ her recent (not earlier than three
months from the date of application) colour passport size photograph with clear front view of the
candidate without cap and sun glasses Candidates may please note that FTII may reject their
candidature at any stage for attaching old/ unclear photograph or for any significant variations between
photograph submitted while submitting the online application and actual physical appearance of the
Admission of candidates will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed
eligibility conditions. Candidature will be cancelled if any information or claim is not found not as per
The decision of FTII in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the
applications and all other matters related with conduct of admission process will be final and binding
on the candidates. No enquiry or correspondence will be entertained in this connection.
Any dispute in regard to any matter referred to herein will be subject to the jurisdiction of Pune
Courts alone.
Important Notes :-
Applications of foreign nationals nominated by ICCR scholarship scheme and foreign nationals
without scholarship (self sponsored) shall be entertained for all one year PG certificate course in
television of the Institute for admissions of year 2018.
1. Prospectus for admissions 2018 of all PG Diploma and Certificate courses in both Film
and Television, which are in progress at the moment, is available on the website
2. All Foreign National candidates are advised to go through the relevant pages and portions
of PG Certificate course in Television to get an idea regarding the courses offered.
3. Foreign nationals with foreign degree must meet the minimum educational requirements.
The Degrees/Certificates of the candidates must have been recognized and approved by
the AIU i.e. Association of Indian Universities.
(All foreign nationals with foreign qualifications are required to submit the Equivalence
certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with the application form.)
AIU address: Association of Indian Universities (AIU), 16 Comrade Indrajit Gupta Marg (Kotla
Marg), Landmark: Opposite National Bal Bhawan, Near I.T.O., New Delhi -110002 INDIA
Ph: 91-11-23230059; 23232429; 23232305 Fax : 91-11- 23232131
International/ Student Information, Extension 204, FAX : 011-23213476

4. Final results would be declared by last week of June 2018.
5. Course will commence from mid-August 2018.
6. Application will be available on and can be filled either directly or in
the case ICCR scholarship apply through the Indian High Commission/Embassy as the
case may be in their respective countries to ICCR, Government of India and then ICCR
will forward the application to FTII Pune.
7. A seperate email will be send to the applicants (self sponsored foreign national candidates)
regarding admission procedure including interview dates as and when necessary.
8. Fee structure applicable to the foreign national students (self sponsored) is 6 times the fees
for Indian national students.
9. Payment of Fees [For all PG certificate course in television programmes] -- All selected
self sponsored foreign nationals will be required to pay fee as follows:\
(a) Tuition Fees: Rs. 385848/- towards one time Admission / tuition fees, deposits and and other
(b) Hostel Fees: Rs. 259554/- towards one time hostel-admission fees, deposits and other charges.
10. The inter-se merit among the applicants of various foreign nationals will be decided by the
FTII, which shall be deemed final.
11. Documents to be uploaded with online application.
(a) Scanned copies of Certificate of Secondary School, Diplomas and Degrees of examination
(b) Scanned copies of credentials regarding his/ her knowledge of English Language .
General Requirements from Foreign National candidates :-
1. They should hold a valid foreign passport.
2. Visa requirements: It may also be noted that the student who is finally admitted to the
institute must have passport clearly showing a student Visa for one year post graduate
Programmes. In case of students from the restricted countries, the student / the
respective Embassy should forward, before joining the Institute, the clearance and No
Objection Certificate from the Ministry of External Affairs (without the NOC and
Ministry clearance, admission will not be confirmed).
3. The Academic Rules & Regulations applicable to Indian students with regard to
eligibility, evaluation, discipline etc. are applicable to foreign students also.
4. At the time of admission the candidate should have valid Residential permit in India
granted for studies or a Student Visa for the prescribed duration of the concerned
5. An undertaking / declaration that all the information given / furnished by the candidate
if found incorrect or false or any information or particulars have been suppressed or
omitted, his / her candidature or admission will be cancelled immediately and fees paid
will be forfeited. Also he / she shall be debarred from admission to this institute in future.


General Notes

Candidates admitted to any Course/programme in FTII Pune shall not be eligible to pursue
simultaneously any other full-time Course in this or in any other University/Institution. On the
basis of the letters of admission issued by this Institute, applicants should contact Indian
Embassy/High Commission in their respective countries for obtaining Student Visa for study at
FTII Pune. Any Foreign National candidate having visa of any other type will be refused
admission at FTII Pune. Fees are payable at the time of Registration, failing which, they will not
be registered for the programme.
Fee structure for foreign nationals admitted through ICCR for
One Year TV Course (P.G. Certificate Course in Television)

Tuition Fee, Deposit & Hostel Rent for foreign nationals admitted through ICCR to the
One Year TV Course

* All fees are in Indian Rupees (INR):

Sr No. COURSE NAME Tuition
Fees (Rs.)
Hostel Rent,
Deposits &
Other Charges (Rs.)
Total Fees

Post Graduate Certificate Course in

64308 43259 107567
2 Post Graduate Certificate Course in
Electronic Cinematography
64308 43259 107567
3 Post Graduate Certificate Course in
Video Editing
64308 43259 107567
4 Post Graduate Certificate Course in
Sound Recording and Television
Engineering .
64308 43259 107567

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